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Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Building healthy communities

Health care professionals who can care for the body and the mind are in great demand.

As the demands and requirements for professionals in healthcare continue to evolve, Stritch remains at the forefront of advances in the industry. Since 1980, the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) has demonstrated achievement in staying ahead of the curve and providing cutting-edge education.

Today, we continue to be a leading provider of creative, flexible programs that integrate theory and practices to help create healthier communities.

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Caring. Compassionate. Cutting-edge

Degree programs available in the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Stritch.

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CONHS is now home to Stritch's M.A. Psychology programs

The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences recently welcomed the students and faculty from the master's level psychology programs into the college. These outstanding, world-renowned General and Clinical Psychology programs are a great fit for CONHS.


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BSN program accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Cardinal Stritch University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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The best way to learn more is through a personalized visit. Meet faculty and fellow students, ask questions, and learn about the admissions process for any program in the College.

Vera Joplin

B.S. in Nursing

I have built such solid relationships here with students, instructors and staff. People at Stritch are so genuine, and they really want you to succeed.

Aliyah Love

B.S. in Nursing

Once I toured Stritch, I felt an instant connection. As I walked down the halls, I saw younger students and older students of multiple nationalities and backgrounds.


Funding your education

The undergraduate degree programs are competitively priced to make your education affordable. Our counselors in the Financial Aid Office know how to help students identify all options available for funding their education. Learn more about our tuition and the financial aid process.

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Build life long connections with the Alumni Network

More than 38,000 Stritch alumni are recognized worldwide for their leadership roles in businesses, health care organizations, corporations, educational institutions, entrepreneurial ventures and non-profit organizations. Responsive to the needs of their communities, Stritch graduates are critical thinkers, ethical decision-makers and lifelong learners.

Nolan Wright 2020

March 18, 2020

Nursing major Nolan Wright transfers to Stritch to pursue dream career

Dr. Gloria Jacobson, dean of the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

March 25, 2020

TMJ4 News: Wisconsin could approve student nurses to work during coronavirus pandemic


November 22, 2019

Stritch's RN to BSN nursing program ranked 4th in Wisconsin

Stritch Social: Alumni Gathering with President Scholz

October 26, 2021

5:00 PM

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Grad Fall 2021 Open House

October 27, 2021


5:30 PM

Stritch Social: Alumni Gathering with President Scholz

October 28, 2021

5:00 PM

Experience the Stritch Campus

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Lori R. Stutte

Chair - Undergraduate Nursing|Faculty - Nursing

College of Nursing & Health Sciences|Graduate Nursing

(414) 410-4389